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This course is an introduction to vendor management for project managers. Discover how to efficiently manage contractors in projects by learning vendor management tools and techniques and how to use them effectively. Topics include:
In addition to video content the course also includes supplementary material including
|Section 1: Introduction|
|This lecture is a brief summary of you will learn in the course.|
This lecture will introduce you to procurement management principles, terminology and processes.
|Section 2: Plan Procurement and Contracting|
In this lecture we will discuss options to purchase products or services outside your organization and frequently used techniques including
This lecture continues to discuss techniques to plan purchases and acquisitions.
In this lecture we will discuss the documents needed for the request seller responses process and select seller process.
|Section 3: Select Sellers|
In this lecture you will learn techniques to request seller responses. We will cover
In this lecture we will discuss vendor selection techniques such as
This lecture continues to discuss techniques to select vendors.
|Section 4: Monitoring & Control Phase|
This lecture covers required activities to ensure that the seller’s performance meets contractual requirements and buyer performs according to the terms of the contract.
|Section 5: Closing|
|The lecture covers the activities to ensure completion and settlement of the contract, product verification and administrative closure.|
|This is brief wrap-up lecture summarizing you you have learned in the course.|
|Section 6: Test Your Knowledge|
Sections 1 - 5
Martin Vonderheiden has worked over 15 years in management and consulting roles for Financial Services and Software companies.
During his tenure in banking, Martin helped to implement global payment standards and automated Service processes for online and mobile banking platforms that move $2+ trillion in payment transactions daily. Moreover, he helped implementing CRM tools and operations management best practices such as ITIL, SDLC and Agile.
Before that, Martin managed multinational business transformation initiatives in the insurance industry using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.
Prior to that, he trained and consulted companies in EMEA on BPR and process-driven implementation of SAP solutions.
Martin has taught professionals in 135+ countries on product, project and operations management best practices. He has earned Lean Six Sigma and PMP certifications as well as masters degrees in engineering and business.
Connect with Martin on Twitter @vonderheiden.
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